Memory-type functions are accomplished by
what type of circuit?
Counters can only be used in parallel operations.
Counters are used for which of the following
For counting operations and quantities only
For counting periods of time only
For addressing information in storage only
For counting operations, quantities, and
periods of time; and for addressing
information in storage
What items constitute a register?
1. Numbers of circuits
2. Groups of flip-flops
3. Numbers of logic gates
4. All of the above
The length of a register is determined by what
The function it performs
The type of logic the computer uses
The number of bits (flip-flops) grouped
The number system the computer uses: octal
There are two types of registers most commonly
used in computers. Which of the following terms
refer to these registers?
Memory and backup
Storage and shift
Backup and memory
Storage and backup
What type of storage register, if any, does NOT
alter the contents?
4. None; all storage registers can alter their
In what transfer method is the receiving register
cleared of its contents before a transfer occurs?
1. Single-line parallel
2. Double-1ine parallel
Of the following transfer methods used with
registers, which one is the fastest?
1. Complement method
2. Displaced method
3. Direct method
4. Forced method
What register can handle information in serial
and parallel form?
In linear circuits, the graph of output versus input
approximates which of the following types of
DMOS and bipolar technology is known by what